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Faculty Q&A: H. Luke Shaefer on how the coronavirus outbreak highlights inequities in health care, employment systems

Faculty Director of Poverty Solutions H. Luke Shaefer discusses how the pandemic will impact hourly workers and families with low incomes. March 19, 2020. #5-15minutes #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #HealthandWellness #Business #PovertySolutions #COVID-19


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Faculty Q&A: Kelly Murdoch-Kitt provides tips for remote learning, working

Stamps Assistant Professor Kelly Murdoch-Kitt is a user experience designer and educator focused on people, systems and interpersonal interactions. She discusses tactics for remote learning and working. March 19, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Career


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Faculty Q&A: America's Prisons and Social Distancing

Nora Krinitsky, Director for the University of Michigan Carceral State Project and Prison Creative Arts Project shared her thoughts on COVID-19, the vulnerability of Michigan’s correctional system and a potential outbreak behind bars. March 19, 2020. #<5min #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Prisons #COVID-19


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At home during Coronavirus pandemic? U-M offers online courses, exhibits, speakers.

The University of Michigan is providing multiple opportunities to learn and explore online while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. March 19, 2020. #5-15minutes #Universityofmichigannews #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Education #Onlinelearning #COVID-9


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Confident Consumers Confront Coronavirus

U-M Economist Richard Curtin discusses the impact on consumer spending in relation to the coronavirus, and finds that there was improved personal finances and an expected strong economy and labor market overall. February 28, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Economics #COVID-19 #Featured #FeaturedBusiness ​​​


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Prison Arts: U-M Volunteers Crisscross State to Piece Together Art Exhibition by Michigan Prisoners

Michigan News shares a detailed article, highlighting the work of U-M students and faculty in the Prison Creative Arts Project with prisoners around the state to showcase various forms of art and learn the stories behind them. February 21, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #ArtsandCulture #Criminology #Design ​​​​​


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Tips for Extending the Lifetime of Lithium-Ion Batteries

U-M Center for Sustainable Systems at the School for Environment and Sustainability Director Greg Keoleian and colleagues provide useful tips on how to improve the lifespan of lithium ion batteries, such as those in your cell phone or electric car. February 17, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #EnvironmentandSustainability #Technology #Energy #Sustaibability


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Coronavirus: Is it Time to Panic Yet?

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology, Joseph Eisenberg, weighs in on the coronavirus transmission and virulence and cautions that individuals living in the U.S. should be more concerned about the flu and other respiratory illnesses. February 4, 2020. ...


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Clements Library Acquires Collection of Rare Native American Photographs

U-M William L. Clements Library has newly acquired a rare collection of photos of famous historical Native Americans figures. The pictures will add over 1,000 photos to the library with over 150 new photographers. December 23, 2019. #5-15minutes #web-article #universityofmichigan-other #MichiganNewsCenter #ArtsandCulture #Society ​​​​​​


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Visible From Outer Space, Detroit’s Unofficial Pathways Could Play Important Role in Land Redevelopment

School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Joshua Newell and students study the unofficial footpaths of Detroiters when considering ideas for land redevelopment. November 22, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Environment/Sustainability #Detroit #UrbanPlanning